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Diversity of Life on Earth | Reading Material | Grades K-2
BIODIVERSITY DEFINITION

Biodiversity is the measurement of the number of different kinds of plants and animals that live in an area. Different areas on Earth have different plants and animals.

To better understand diversity of life on Earth…

BIODIVERSITY DEFINITION. Biodiversity is the measurement of the number of different kinds of plants and animals that live in an area. Different areas on Earth have different plants and animals. To better understand diversity of life on Earth…

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The rainforest is a very diverse environment.

forest showing the diversity of frees

More than 40% of the animals and plants on Earth live in the rainforest. The rainforest gets lots of rain, which helps plants grow. Many animals eat these plants.

The rainforest is a very diverse environment. More than 40% of the animals and plants on Earth live in the rainforest. The rainforest gets lots of rain, which helps plants grow. Many animals eat these plants.
forest showing the diversity of frees

Many plants and animals live in the desert.

camel walks through the desert which has biodiversity underground

Deserts are homes to foxes, snakes, birds and lizards. Plants like a cactus can grow in the desert too. Many animals are hard to see there because they hide underground.

Many plants and animals live in the desert. Deserts are homes to foxes, snakes, birds and lizards. Plants like a cactus can grow in the desert too. Many animals are hard to see there because they hide underground.
camel walks through the desert which has biodiversity underground

A pond is home to many different plants and animals.